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CONJOINED TWIN CALF IN A BUFFALO
Maqbool Ahmad, A. Khan1 and H.A. Samad 

Department of Animal Reproduction, 1Department of  Veterinary Pathology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-38040, Pakistan

Abstract   

    The present case was a conjoined female twin calf joined at thorax having symmetrical two heads, two necks, four forelimbs, two hind limbs, single belly, distally separated two tails and single vulva (Dicephalus dipus tetrabrachius). When skin was incised and thoracic and abdominal cavities were opened, partial bifurcation of thoracic to lumbar vertebrae was observed. There were incompletely doubled lungs and hearts. The two esophagi joined .the common gastrointestinal tract. The urogenital system was single.    

Key words: Buffalo, conjoined twin calf.

 
   

ISSN 0253-8318 (Print)
ISSN 2074-7764 (Online)



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